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Flimbo's Quest (Commodore 64)

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Description

Rescuing girlfriends is a pretty common challenge in older computer games - why can't any of these ladies look after themselves? On this occasion Pearly has been kidnapped by Fransz Dandruff, so you'd better make sure he's hair today, gone tomorrow.

The gameplay is platform based, although you can move down platforms as well as up to the next one. There are lots of baddies (drawn in a cutesy style) who need shooting and offer rewards. the 7 levels are fairly short, relatively easy, and linear.

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Flimbo's Quest Commodore 64 Don't fall down that gap...
Flimbo's Quest Commodore 64 A room full of bonuses
Flimbo's Quest Commodore 64 Loading screen
Flimbo's Quest Commodore 64 Found a letter on the second level

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun, 1990 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jul, 1990 850 out of 1000 85
Zzap! Oct, 1990 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1990 8.6 out of 12 72
64'er Sep, 1990 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Oct, 1990 59 out of 100 59

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

A Spectrum version was completed but never released.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 11/1990 - The Sloppiest German Manual (in the article "The Awful 10")

Martin Smith (63136) added Flimbo's Quest (Commodore 64) on Jul 13, 2004
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